"Sermon" Tagged Resources

"Sermon" Tagged Resources

Wisdom in the World, Wisdom for the World

Proverbs 3:13-35 13 Blessed are those who find wisdom,    those who gain understanding,14 for she is more profitable than silver    and yields better returns than gold.15 She is more precious than rubies;    nothing you desire can compare with her.16 Long life is in her right hand;    in her left hand are riches and honor.17 Her ways are pleasant ways,    and all her paths are peace.18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her;    those who hold her fast will be blessed. 19 By wisdom the Lord laid the earth’s foundations,    by understanding…

Borrowed Strength

Proverbs 3:1-12 1 My son, do not forget my teaching,    but keep my commands in your heart,2 for they will prolong your life many years    and bring you peace and prosperity. 3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you;    bind them around your neck,    write them on the tablet of your heart.4 Then you will win favor and a good name    in the sight of God and man. 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart    and lean not on your own understanding;6 in all your ways submit to him,    and he will make your…

The Benefits of Wisdom

Proverbs 2:1-22 1 My son, if you accept my words    and store up my commands within you,2 turning your ear to wisdom    and applying your heart to understanding—3 indeed, if you call out for insight    and cry aloud for understanding,4 and if you look for it as for silver    and search for it as for hidden treasure,5 then you will understand the fear of the Lord    and find the knowledge of God.6 For the Lord gives wisdom;    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.7 He holds success in store for the upright,    he is a shield to those…

Mother Wisdom’s Cry

Proverbs 1:20-33 20 Out in the open wisdom calls aloud,    she raises her voice in the public square;21 on top of the wall she cries out,    at the city gate she makes her speech: 22 “How long will you who are simple love your simple ways?    How long will mockers delight in mockery    and fools hate knowledge?23 Repent at my rebuke!    Then I will pour out my thoughts to you,    I will make known to you my teachings.24 But since you refuse to listen when I call    and no one pays attention when I stretch out my…

Father Wisdom’s Warning

Proverbs 1:8-19 8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.9 They are a garland to grace your head    and a chain to adorn your neck. 10 My son, if sinful men entice you,    do not give in to them.11 If they say, “Come along with us;    let’s lie in wait for innocent blood,    let’s ambush some harmless soul;12 let’s swallow them alive, like the grave,    and whole, like those who go down to the pit;13 we will get all sorts of valuable things    and fill our houses with plunder;14 cast lots with…

Invitation to Wisdom

Proverbs 1:1-7 1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: 2 for gaining wisdom and instruction;    for understanding words of insight;3 for receiving instruction in prudent behavior,    doing what is right and just and fair;4 for giving prudence to those who are simple,    knowledge and discretion to the young—5 let the wise listen and add to their learning,    and let the discerning get guidance—6 for understanding proverbs and parables,    the sayings and riddles of the wise. 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,    but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Scripture taken from the HOLY…

Worship and War

Matthew 2:1-12 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” 3 When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. 4 When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be…

The Savior’s Name

Matthew 1:18-25 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. 20 But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said,…

A History of Grace

Matthew 1:1-17 1 This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham: 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram, 4 Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz…

Weakness and Waiting

Isaiah 40:28-31 Do you not know?    Have you not heard?The Lord is the everlasting God,    the Creator of the ends of the earth.He will not grow tired or weary,    and his understanding no one can fathom.29 He gives strength to the weary    and increases the power of the weak.30 Even youths grow tired and weary,    and young men stumble and fall;31 but those who hope in the Lord    will renew their strength.They will soar on wings like eagles;    they will run and not grow weary,    they will walk and not be faint. In this sermon, we learn the counterintuitive…

A Well-Ordered Church

1 Peter 5:1-14 1 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ’s sufferings who also will share in the glory to be revealed: 2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve; 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. 4 And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of…

Unsurprised by Suffering

1 Peter 4:12-19 12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. 14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. 15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or…